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A host of local groups, organisations, schools and individuals from Wrexham came together recently for an awards ceremony that recognised those who have played an important role in improving the environment throughout the County Borough.

The event was for community groups, Community Councils, Council staff, schools and businesses involved in the Wales in Bloom campaign and this year’s best kept Village.

  • Chirk won the best kept village competition and Llwyneinion came second.
  • Earlier this year Chirk was also awarded the Gold Award from Britain in Bloom.
  • The best community environmental award was won by the Smithfield community garden and second prize was given to Llangollen Rural Community Council for the canal fruit tree project.
  • The award of five green flag awards for the parks at Ty Mawr, Alyn Waters, Nant Mill, Ponciau and Bellevue Park was also celebrated, with a thank you to all the Friends Groups that were involved.

Lead Member for the Environment, Cllr Bob Dutton, said “Wrexham has everything to celebrate as it takes a look at how schemes such as Wales in Bloom, Britain in Bloom, Pride in Your Streets and Best Kept Village have improved the environment in which we all live and work.”

“I would like to thank everyone involved for their significant contribution in providing an environment that we can all enjoy”

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